Product Manager

Prestige Appointments
12 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Product Manager, Aylesbury £45,000 - £53,000 + £6,200 Car Allowance + Private Health Care and Pension

Our client, an International Band are recruiting for an experienced Product Manager to join an established and growing business at an exciting time. Their product portfolio is expanding so this is a great opportunity to make a strong impact within the business.

As the Product Manager you will have responsibility for all aspects of regional product management such as, new product introduction process, sales presentations, sales training, collecting & analysing data, market and pricing analysis, building forecasts, demand generation activities, handling day to day queries across the product range.

  • Contribute to creating the right Go to Market strategy and marketing mix (pricing, promotion, channel placement, messaging) to ensure the business meets its sales targets.
  • Contribute to annual strategies & plans via cross functional teams to deliver category financial & growth targets.
  • Support the European RPM team with product administration processes
  • Support sales efforts with presentations, product training, samples and field support as required
  • Identify business threats and opportunities (SWOT) based on market and competitive analysis.
  • Work with global product & channel marketing managers to develop and implement plans to minimize threats and capitalize on opportunities.
  • Attend trade shows and channel events to provide product expertise and participate in press events & press tours to evangelize new products & category strategy.
  • Support the New Product Introduction Process into the EU market place.
  • Work on initial price position and make recommendations.
  • Working with the central marketing (channel & communications) team, support development and approve messaging and copy for packaging, PR, Web and collateral.

Experience required:

  • Proven track record in B2B Product Management/ Product Marketing
  • Previous experience managing Chinese Vendors
  • Strong analytical and commercial reasoning skills
  • Must be technology savvy - understand and be familiar with current technology trends including how consumers use technology for both personal and business uses.

Keywords: Product Manager, Product Management, Category Manager, Category Management, Product Specialist, Product Marketing

Locations: Aylesbury, Milton Keynes, Hemel Hempstead, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire

Prestige Appointments are a Recruitment Agency providing permanent resourcing and selection services to employers throughout the UK.